retail businesses

Retail businesses are some of the most difficult sectors to compete in. Learn how others get their products off the shelf.

durban

Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

The innovative approach that grew Afrikan Passion Designs – Nombuso Khanyile and Nisbert Kembo’s leather shoe and bag business.

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.
customer service

Right place, right time: launching the Yoco Bree Street Store

We recently launched our new Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town. Find out why we did it and how it will help local businesses.

An image of a store open sign in an article about opening a retail store.
insights and advice

How to open a retail shop

Despite e-commerce booming there is something unique about a brick-and-mortar shop. Find out how to open a retail store with this easy guide.

Zandile Tlhapi of Baby Friendly at her baby store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
cape town

Zandile Tlhapi: The first home-grown baby store in Khayelitsha

Zandi Tlhapi of Baby Friendly has big ambitions for her baby store – the first homegrown baby store in Khayelitsha. Read about her journey.

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.
fashion businesses

Shoe No. 14

Bathu: Yoco Merchant #26 828

Shannon McLaughlin in the Ubuntu Baba factory in a story about protecting intellectual property.
cape town

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

The story of Ubuntu Baba is a warning and an encouragement for small businesses. Read about the real world of intellectual property.

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.
cape town

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

Ubuntu Baba: Yoco Merchant #12 119

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.
retail businesses

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

When Jean Botha wanted to grow Ultimate Bike, his shop for bike parts, he turned to Yoco Capital to get funding he needed. Here’s his story.

The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.
events

Behind the scenes of the first Yoco Pop Up Store in Soweto

We’re excited to introduce the very first Yoco Pop Up Store in Maponya Mall in Soweto. See how we got the store up and running.

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.
retail businesses

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

We recently opened the first Yoco store. Here’s how we went about it and what we learned (and are still learning) along the way.

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The point of sale system at Truth Coffee alongside a Yoco device.

How to choose a Point of Sale system

Shannon McLaughlin in the Ubuntu Baba factory in a story about protecting intellectual property.

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

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Reopening a sit-in restaurant safely during COVID-19

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

Natasha Napoli, the owner of Nourish'd Cafe in Cape Town.

How Natasha made Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery

A barista in an article about increasing tips the Yoco way.

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

10 tips for reopening your beauty business safely

An area that is being cleaned up by Durban Green Corridors.

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

COVID-19 Lockdown: Advanced Level 3 Explained

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

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COVID-19 Payment Relief with South African Banks

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Yoco Business Portal: Dashboard, Sales Report & Sales History

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

A closeup of a rand note.

Do you really need business capital?

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

An image of a map and compass in an article about finding business advice and guidance.

Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team

An image of Yoco being sold at DigiCape in an article about tips for selling on consignment.

4 tips for selling on consignment

The Yoco Business Portal screen in article about the uses of the Portal for reconciling accounts and in the course on small business finances.

Yoco POS Sales Reconciliation

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

Branding on receipts produced buy the Yoco Point of Sale app.

Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

A beach promenade in summer.

Is your business ready for Summer?

At a Sushi Box in Cape Town.

Sushi Box unboxes its potential with Yoco Capital

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Support Small: will you join the movement?

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

A man of the denim cloth

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story